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Health Care Assistant Apprenticeship The British United Provident Association Ltd

Bupa are looking for an individual to join their team to help provide outstanding care to adults in their care homes. Providing the highest standards of care, you'll champion the dignity, and independence of all our residents. If you think you have a natural ability to be empathetic and kind natured, then why not start your career as an apprentice Health Care Assistant with one of the UK's leading healthcare specialists?

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 07 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,048.00

  • Working week

    8am to 8pm / 8am to 2pm / 2pm to 8pm / 8pm to 8am. Exact shifts TBD.

    Total hours per week: 33

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000105958

  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Here at our attractive purpose-built home in Watford, we welcome anyone in need of residential and nursing care, including those with Huntington's or Parkinson's. We also offer short stay options. The home has a real family feel, where the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence - organising a wide variety of activities meaning there's no typical day here. As part of the team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.

We know that family can come from anywhere. At Bupa Care Homes, it's our privilege to care for people - treating each resident as if they were part of our own family. Right now, we're looking for a caring individual to join our friendly team to truly make a difference to people's lives.

What your typical day involves:

  • Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing and toileting 
  • Supporting the Nurse or Senior Care Assistant to complete monthly and weekly checks to monitor the health of our residents and reporting any significant changes
  • Supporting at mealtimes: serving meals and transferring residents to the dining room. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoist
  • Attending planned activities: assisting the team, repositioning, providing care as necessary and taking part in day trips outside the home (day shift only)
  • Repositioning residents to ensure they are comfortable and supported
  • Admin duties: updating food, fluid and stool charts, supplementary files, daily notes and care plans

What's in it for you?

  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes
  • Your DBS Check (£40) paid for
  • NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)
  • Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Uniform provided
  • Shopping Discounts

What your apprenticeship will offer:

  • You'll work towards a Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship - which is equivalent to 5 GCSES!
  • You'll receive day to day training at work and a blended social learning experience for your qualification. This will be delivered on a 121 basis in your workplace by one of our expert coaches every 4-6 weeks via face-to-face visits or remotely over telephone or Microsoft Teams
  • The apprenticeship is a structured, learner and employer focused development programme designed to create opportunities for lifelong knowledge, skills, and behaviours

At Bupa you'll be working towards your Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship over the course of 15 months.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Functional skills in maths and English

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Ongoing training and development.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

Here at our attractive purpose-built home in Watford, we welcome anyone in need of residential and nursing care, including those with Huntington's or Parkinson's. We also offer short stay options. The home has a real family feel, where the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence - organising a wide variety of activities meaning there's no typical day here.

Employer

The British United Provident Association Ltd

Address

62 Stratford Road

WD17 4JB

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Feb 2023